States refuse unemployment in attempt to get people to return to work

Many states are beginning to cut additional unemployment benefits that were provided due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Meanwhile, employers are still struggling to find labor at their currently offered wage.

The United Labor Agency (ULA) works to train people and connect them with meaningful employment. ULA Executive Director Dave Megenhardt joined the AWF Union Podcast to discuss how they have helped workers with employment over the past year and more. Continue reading

Job market rallies as states begin reopening their economies

After over a year of many areas of the U.S. shutdown due to COVID-19 and millions lost work, the economy and job market is beginning to bounce back as various states allow businesses to reopen.

One organization helping to put Americans back to work is the United Labor Agency. Their President, Dave Megenhardt joined America’s Work Force Union Podcast to explain how the Biden administration is helping the country bounce back and what the ULA is doing for job seekers. Continue reading

United Labor Agency works through pandemic to provide resources

The COVID-19 pandemic has ushered in a rarely experienced period of unemployment and uncertainty. There are organizations working to get people back on the job by equipping them with new skills.

United Labor Agency (ULA) Executive Director Dave Megenhardt explained what the ULA does and how they have continued offering their services on America’s Work Force Union Podcast. Continue reading

United Labor Agency promotes virtual training to help find new careers

With the amount of Americans out of work due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it is important that resources are available to them to train for new careers and find work.

United Labor Agency (ULA) Executive Director Dave Megenhardt joined America’s Work Force Union Podcast to discuss virtual job training opportunities and how to get more Americans back to work. Continue reading

ULA Executive Director on how they are helping people find work

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced many events, classes and seminars online and has pushed people out of work. United Labor Agency Executive Director David Megenhardt joined America’s Work Force Union Podcast on Oct. 7 to discuss how the ULA is helping people find and train for work. Continue reading

CEO of the Finishing Contractors Association Addresses Multiemployer Pension Reform

Anthony Darkangelo, CEO of the Finishing Contractors Association spoke with America’s Work Force Radio Podcast on June 3 about multi-employer pension reform. Continue reading

Grocery Workers Demanding Hazard Pay During Pandemic

Hamilton Nolan, Labor Reporter for In These Times Magazine spoke with America’s Work Force on April 1 to discuss grocery and construction workers demanding better protections while working during the COVID-19 pandemic. Continue reading

Senate Republican Enablers Discussed on America’s Work Force

Jim Cullen, editor of the Progressive Populist spoke with America’s Work Force on Feb. 14 to discuss how Senate Republicans are enabling President Trump rather than holding him accountable for his actions. Continue reading

Future of Coal Miners Discussed on America’s Work Force

Mindy Isser, contributing writer to In These Times Magazine spoke with America’s Work Force on Feb. 5 to discuss her new article “Joe Biden Thinks Coal Miners Should Learn to Code. A Real Just Transition Demands Far More.” Continue reading